Sir Ian Corder
Corder (right) in 2010
|Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey|
|Assumed office |
14 March 2016
|Premier||Jonathan Le Tocq|
Gavin St Pier
|Preceded by||Peter Walker|
|Born||6 August 1960|
|Alma mater||Peterhouse, Cambridge|
|Years of service||1978–2016|
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire|
Companion of the Order of the Bath
Vice Admiral Sir Ian Fergus Corder, KBE, CB (born 6 August 1960) is a retired senior Royal Navy officer who served as UK Military Representative to NATO. In 2016, he was appointed Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey.
Educated at Rugby School and Peterhouse, Cambridge, Corder joined the Royal Navy in 1978. He commanded the submarine HMS Oracle, then the submarine HMS Splendid and finally the frigate HMS Cumberland. He went on to become Naval Assistant to the First Sea Lord, Deputy Director of the unit at the Ministry of Defence responsible for policy regarding NATO, the European Union and the United Nations and then Chief of the Strategic Systems Executive. After that he became Director of Naval Personnel Strategy and then Deputy Commander Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO before becoming Commander Operations and Rear Admiral, Submarines in March 2011 and in that capacity he was the UK's Maritime Commander for operations over Libya (Operation Ellamy) in Spring 2011. He attended the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton in April 2011. He went on to be UK Military Representative to NATO in May 2013.
Corder retired from the Royal Navy on 1 July 2016.
Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey
He was appointed a Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE) in the 2016 Birthday Honours.
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